Quick ‘n dirty gesture recognition in Javascipt and Flash

Computers & Mobile
Quick ‘n dirty gesture recognition in Javascipt and Flash

Jason writes on Hackszine:

The “$1 Recognizer” is a simple gesture recognition algorithm created by Andy Wilson from Microsoft Research and Jacob Wobbrock and Yang Li from the University of Washington.

By simple, I mean that it’s under 100 lines of code that you can quickly add to your application to give it gesture recognition capabilities.

Gesture recognition for Javascript and Flash


Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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